Crane Accidents

Loader Crane Tips in Oslo


Oslo, Norway

A large loader crane tipped into a building in central Oslo on Wednesday trapping one of the men working on the site.

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The crane was lifting materials into a building

The crane was set up outside of the TGI Fridays restaurant with the outrigger jacks inboard, it then telescoped a load of building materials into the building between two glass facades with an almost horizontal boom. The crane, a mid-size Fassi, then lost stability and tipped.

The trapped man, 53, was freed and rushed to hospital, where he was found not to be too seriously injured.

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The outrigger jacks on the loaded side were kept inboard

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